SOURCE: Unilever

October 26, 2005 02:31 ET

Unilever announces Unilever NV and Unilever PLC - Transactions in Own Shares

London/ Rotterdam -- (MARKET WIRE) -- October 26, 2005 --


Unilever NV and Unilever PLC

26 October 2005


Unilever NV and Unilever PLC - Transactions in Own Shares


Unilever NV announces that on 25 October 2005, it purchased 81,352 Unilever NV
ordinary shares (in the form of depositary receipts thereof) at prices between
EUR57.35 and EUR57.95 per share. The purchased shares will be held as treasury
shares.

Following the above purchase and release, Unilever NV together with subsidiary
companies, holds 20,978,886 Unilever NV ordinary shares in treasury, and has
550,597,014 Unilever NV ordinary shares in issue (excluding treasury shares).

Unilever PLC announces that on 25 October 2005, it purchased 479,263 Unilever
PLC ordinary shares at prices between 560.50 pence and 567.00 pence per share.
The purchased shares will be held as treasury shares.

Following the above purchase, Unilever PLC holds 6,744,294 Unilever PLC ordinary
shares in treasury, and has 2,904,714,286 Unilever PLC ordinary shares in issue
(excluding treasury shares).

Contact:

Unilever NV: Tanno Massar, Press Office, Rotterdam (Tel. +31 10 2174844)

Unilever PLC: Alison Dillon, Corporate Secretaries, London 
(Tel. +44 207 822 5746)


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